Listeria monocytogenes meningitis

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Listeria monocytogenes meningitis

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Meningitis Foundation of America, Inc.

Our mission is to support sufferers of meningitis and their families through support groups, advocate for advanced research for the prevention and the long term effects of various meningitis strains as well as facilitating programs to educate the public

Last Updated: 8 Oct 2014

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Meningitis Foundation of America, Inc.

Our mission is to support sufferers of meningitis and their families through support groups, advocate for advanced research for the prevention and the long term effects of various meningitis strains as well as facilitating programs to educate the public

http://www.musa.org

Last Updated: 8 Oct 2014

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Listeria monocytogenes meningitis" returned 46 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Mild encephalitis/encephalopathy with a reversible splenial lesion (MERS) associated with bacteria meningitis caused by listeria monocytogenes: A case report.
 

Author(s): Jialu Xu, Feng Gao, Zhefeng Yuan, Lihua Jiang, Zhezhi Xia, Zhengyan Zhao

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2018 Jul;97(30):e11561.

 

Mild encephalitis/encephalopathy with a reversible splenial lesion is a clinico-radiological syndrome mainly triggered by viral infection. Bacteria, like listeria monocytogenes, are relatively rare pathogens.

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Listeria Monocytogenes Septicemia and Meningitis Caused by Listeria Enteritis Complicating Ulcerative Colitis.
 

Author(s): Takahiro Inoue, Toshinao Itani, Noriko Inomata, Kazuya Hara, Ikuhisa Takimoto, Shunya Iseki, Kensuke Hamada, Kanna Adachi, Shunsuke Okuyama, Yukari Shimada, Motohito Hayashi, Jun Mimura

Journal: Intern. Med.. 2017 Oct;56(19):2655-2659.

 

An 80-year-old man, who had been diagnosed with ulcerative colitis, was admitted due to a fever and bloody diarrhea and was treated with a glucocorticoid and azathioprine. After 5 days, he developed an impaired consciousness, headache, and neck stiffness. A sample of the colonic mucosa, ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Listeria monocytogenes meningitis in the Netherlands, 1985-2014: A nationwide surveillance study.
 

Author(s): Merel M Koopmans, Merijn W Bijlsma, Matthijs C Brouwer, Diederik van de Beek, Arie van der Ende

Journal: J. Infect.. 2017 07;75(1):12-19.

 

Listeria monocytogenes can cause sepsis and meningitis. We report national surveillance data on L. monocytogenes meningitis in the Netherlands, describing incidence changes, genetic epidemiology and fatality rate.

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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The terms "Listeria monocytogenes meningitis" returned 2 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Listeria monocytogenes meningitis in the elderly: epidemiological, clinical and therapeutic findings.
 

Author(s): Pasquale Pagliano, Tiziana Ascione, Giovanni Boccia, Francesco De Caro, Silvano Esposito

Journal: Infez Med. 2016 Jun;24(2):105-11.

 

Listeria monocytogenes is a Gram-positive bacillus and facultative intracellular bacterium whose transmission occurs mainly through the consumption of contaminated food, L. monocytogenes invades the host cells using various protein and can escape to the human T-cell immune system ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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[Listeria monocytogenes meningitis in an immunocompetent girl].
 

Author(s): V Seidel Padilla, A Martínez-Roig, E Esteban Torné, S Herrero Pérez, N López Segura, A Santos Solís, M Bonet Alcaina

Journal: An Pediatr (Barc). 2004 Feb;60(2):184-5.

 

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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